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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 185.00
Richly illustrated with case studies and interviews, this book identifies key themes pervading academic life: the nature of research and research supervision; key social processes and problems; distinct and contrasting sub-cultures of departments and disciplines in universities; mentorship and sponsorship; and apprenticeship and rites of passage for... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00
Aims to provide coverage of Skills Training in Research Degree Programmes in the UK, providing chapters that are suitable for academics, trainers and research administrators. This book examines the politics of skills training and its implications for academic culture as well as providing support and advice for practitioners and policy makers. more...
- Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 32.95
This third edition has been well revised and continues with the ideas expressed in the previous two editions. The details and reactions in light of experiences of the intervening years have been updated and expanded. This particularly interesting book is written from a student advocacy perspective, intended to speak to non-traditional students as well... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 43.99
Graduate schools have faced attrition rates of approximately 50 percent for the past 40 years. They have tried to address the problem by focusing on student characteristics and by assuming that if they could make better, more informed admissions decisions, attrition rates would drop. Yet high attrition rates persist and may in fact be increasing. Leaving... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2007; US$ 44.95
Supervising Doctorates Downunder: Keys to effective supervision in Australia and New Zealand is a comprehensive collection of essays designed to assist doctoral supervisors, from candidate selection through to thesis examination and guiding candidates? transition to post-doctoral life. Supervising Doctorates Downunder includes chapters on supervision?... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 59.00
Analyses the provision of doctoral education worldwide and discusses issues for educators, administrators and policy-makers when planning and delivering doctoral education programmes. Taking a country-by-country approach, this book examines doctoral study in North/South America, South Africa, Europe, Australia, India, China, Japan and Thailand. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 38.00
Offers an analysis of the issues that could be encountered when developing research in a professional practice setting. This work is suitable for professional practitioners wishing to integrate their expertise with the acquisition of advanced research knowledge and skill to directly inform and influence practice. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 38.00
The starting point to achieve your doctorate is to appreciate how examiners examine doctoral theses. This book focuses on how doctoral candidates can raise levels of thinking about their topic, their research process and their contribution(s) to knowledge. It emphasises the nature of conceptualization sought by examiners within theses. more...